Gone Girl

Year Released: 2014
Main Stars: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris
Last watched: September 2015
Review Date: September 2015
Number Watches: 1
Format Watched: DVD

I didn’t like it. There were a number of points that might have made me interested – the thriller aspect, the mystery, the twists. None of this overshadowed the stupidity of the cops and the strange timing of events that meant I felt the American public were able to vent their anger or passion about the events a might too quickly.

A study of how media and public rip all truths apart and turn trivia into mountains and people’s lives into some personal vendetta. Also a reminder that you cant believe in anyone and that psychotic people are really, really good looking but ultimately not someone to trust with your bunny. Or maybe that was just a bit OTT as well.

My wife read the book and said that it was a squirmingly good read and that the film was a good rep of this. I found that none of the buttons that should have been pushed were touched and that this was another missed opportunity.

Not for me.

Keep DVD?

Watch if on TV?
Snog, Marry, Avoid?


About Simon Trail

I'm just another film watcher with an opinion.
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